Archive for January 12th, 2015

Why global mutual funds and domestic brokerages shutting shop despite markets at record highs?

January 12, 2015

Around 6500 sub-brokerages have shut shop and 3 global MFs have exited from India with two more expected. One would imagine both to do well given how markets have risen.

First the brokerages which is mainly suffering due to tech:

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Book review/recommend – Tatalog: Eight Modern Stories from a Timeless Institution

January 12, 2015

This book by Harish Bhat (member, Tata group executive council) is a light read and narrates eight stories about India’s most admirable group- Tatas.

In particular it tells you about these eight group companies/initiatives:

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Munaf Patel: A fast bowler and the slow life

January 12, 2015

Really good pieces coming on unsung cricketers these days. This one on Munaf Patel is as good as it can get. It is written by Sriram Veera.

For those who have forgotten, Patel was part of WC winning squad in 2011. The way he has retreated to his humble roots is quite something.

How about this for a start:

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